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verb: (n) a word belonging to that part of speech that characteristically is the grammatical center of a predicate and expresses an act, occurrence or mode of being and that in various languages is inflected for agreement with the person and number of the subject for tense, for voice, for mood, or for aspect, and that typically has rather full descriptive meaning and characterizing quality but is in some instances nearly devoid of such meaning and quality, especially in use as an auxiliary or copula...


run: (v) runs, running, ran, run. 1a. to move rapidly. 1b. to move on foot at a pace faster than a walk and in such a manner that both feet leave the ground during each stride. 1c. to move at a gate faster than a canter; to gallop....


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